National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Public Hospitals Report - Round 17 (financial year 2012–13)
Date published: 30 June 2012
This National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Public Hospitals Report includes the results of participation across the various jurisdictions. The reports investigates a number of specific questions relating to hospital costs for admitted, non admitted and emergency department services. The report includes jurisdiction level data and the national cost weight tables.
These documents account for the hospital costs submitted by jurisdictions for the following activity streams: admitted acute, non-admitted, emergency department, mental health, subacute and non-acute.
NHCDC Update Circular, Round 17 (Financial year 2012-13)
To provide hospitals and jurisdictions with updates to the current NHCDC Round.
- Round 17 Data Request Specifications (DRS) The Final Round 17 DRS can be found at Attachment A.
The DRS validation rules and supporting SAS scripts have recently been updated and provided to jurisdictions. The SQL scripts are being developed and will be provided shortly.
- Reporting of Work-In-Progress, Long Stay Patients and Escalation Factors
The reporting methodology for Round 17 is at Attachment B.
The Australian Hospital Patient Costing Standards are currently being updated and will reflect this change.
- NHCDC Round 17 Submission Factsheet
The NHCDC Round 17 Submission Factsheet including the file naming conventions for participating hospitals are at Attachment C.
Any queries or questions related to this circular should be directed to: ABF Hospital Costing at firstname.lastname@example.org
NHCDC Public Hospitals Cost Report, Round 17 (Financial year 2012-13)
The Round 17 NHCDC includes cost and activity data from the financial year 2012-13. There were 402 participating hospitals that submitted data, located across all jurisdictions. This is a decrease of 37 (8.4%) from the 439 hospitals that participated in Round 16. In comparison to Round 16.
NHCDC AR-DRG Cost Weight tables V6.0x, Round 17 (Financial year 2012-13)
National Hospital Cost Data Collection, AR-DRG Cost Weight tables V6.0x, Round 17 (Financial year 2012-13) can be found in the following Excel document.
NHCDC Independent Financial Review, Round 17 (Financial year 2012-13)
IHPA commissioned PwC to conduct an independent financial review of the Public Sector Round 17 National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) to assess the accuracy and completeness of the data provided by jurisdictions, with a specific focus on hospitals’ financial reconciliations and consistency with Version 2 of the Australian Hospital Patient Costing Standards (AHPCS).